Splendor in the Grass (1961) The situation: High school sweethearts Deanie ( Natalie Wood) and Bud ( Warren Beatty) are in love, but familial and societal pressures get in the way of them getting past K-I-S-S-I-N-G. The lesson: Dont ever lose your mind over a guy. Ever. Best for: High school sweethearts. Remember there are other fish in the sea.